Guidance

Convert a vehicle into a motorhome

The minimum requirements for a vehicle to qualify as a motor caravan and how to reclassify your vehicle on the V5C registration certificate.

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Converting a vehicle into a motorhome

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It’s a legal requirement that all UK registered vehicles are classified correctly on the V5C registration certificate (log book). All campervans, motor caravans and motorhomes fall into the DVLA category of ‘motor caravan’.

If you’ve converted a van into a motor caravan, you must return the V5C to DVLA for amendment.

Published 2 January 2011
Last updated 22 April 2016 + show all updates
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